PROFILE OF TOGO
AREA: 56,785 sq km
POPULATION: (2014) 7million. Population under the age of 15 is 50%.
CAPITAL: TOGO (pop. 7 00,000 urbanization is 31%)
PEOPLES: over 78 ethnic groups.
LITERACY LEVEL: 52%
OFFICIAL LANGUAGE: French
NATIONAL /TRADE LANGUAGE: French, Ewe/Mina
HDI RANK: 0.469, 143rd/174
PUBLIC DEBT: 81% of GDP
INCOME/PERSON: $300 (1.1% OF USA)
Source: operation world, 6th edition (2001)
VITAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE PEOPLE
Togo is a peaceful country. The people are mostly animists with a minority Muslims population. In the past, the people were strongly opposed to the gospel as every family had a family idol which they give reverence and worship but today things have changed for the better as the people are more interested in the gospel and we have more believers now than before. Some of the Togolese are accommodating while some are hostile.
OUR CURRENT MINSTRY
HOPE RECOVERY PROJECT, TOGO-LAND
A. THE WORK:
HOPE RCOVERY PROJECT IS A STRATEGIC PROJECT TO HELP RESCUE STREET CHILDREN IN TOGO.
The purpose /objectives of these project is to bring help and rescue to abandoned street children for various causes of divorce, abuse, poverty, death, HIV/Aids, violence and ignorance in the urban/rural setting in Togo land.
We have rescued some children from the street and put them in schools. We presently have children in primary schools and in secondary schools, while some are presently learning a trade.
Through this project, the children as well as their parents and relatives have received Jesus as their personal Lord and saviour.
There are opportunities for anyone who wants to be used of God to rescue a child from the street. We welcome social workers and trainers who can mold the future of youngsters for a godly future.
You can sponsor a child for just (US$35) per Month, This will cater for the feeding, education and medical needs of the child.
We need sponsors for the children who were presently in schools to enable them complete their education. We also need to maintain the HOPE RECOVERY CENTER. To pay for the rents of the center, we need (US$150) per Month.
We have children who were very intelligent with great potential of becoming great leaders of tomorrow but are helpless due to poverty. We do pray earnestly for sponsors.